Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Ascential Plc LSE:ASCL London Ordinary Share GB00BYM8GJ06 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -7.80 -2.16% 354.00 355.00 355.40 363.80 349.60 363.40 910,408 16:35:27
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 348.5 28.9 52.2 6.8 1,419

Ascential PLC Money20/20 China

25/10/2019 7:00am

RNS Non-Regulatory


Ascential PLC

25 October 2019


25 October 2019

Ascential plc

Money20/20 China

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist, global information company today announces that Money20/20 China, previously planned for 4-6 December 2019, has been deferred and will not take place this year. The previous edition of Money20/20 China in 2018 generated GBP2.5m of revenue and in 2019, the one-off costs relating to Money20/20 China are not expected to impact Adjusted EBITDA by more than GBP1.5m.

The decision to defer Money20/20 China has been taken in light of a short-term hiatus for international companies in the Chinese Fintech market, arising from a combination of macro-economic trends and changes in local market dynamics including significant changes in the Peer-to-Peer lending sector (an important revenue source in 2018). Management intend to return the event to Hangzhou in China in due course when market conditions are conducive to a high quality event that befits its importance.

 For further information, please contact: 
 FTI Consulting LLP                          020 3727 1000 
 Ed Bridges / Matt Dixon / Jamie Ricketts 

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world's most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Our information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three principal disciplines:

   --     Product Design via global trend forecasting service WGSN; 

-- Marketing via global benchmark for creative excellence and effectiveness Cannes Lions and WARC, and strategic advisory firm MediaLink; and

-- Sales via ecommerce-driven data, insights and advisory firm Edge by Ascential, leading managed services provider for Amazon, Flywheel Digital, the world's premier payments and FinTech congress Money20/20, global retail industry summit World Retail Congress and Retail Week.

Ascential also powers political, construction and environmental intelligence brands DeHavilland, Glenigan and Groundsure - together comprising the Built Environment and Policy segment.

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